- The term Sky Island (空島 Sorajima?) can refer to any island located in the sky. Known Sky Islands include: Skypiea (consists of Angel Island, Upper Yard, and Shandora).
- The sky island concept originated in 1943 when Natt N. Dodge, in an article in Arizona Highways magazine, referred to the Chiricahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona as a 'mountain island in a desert sea'.
The Isle of Skye
IsleofSkye.com: the ultimate guide to the Isle of Skye in the Highlands of Scotland. Helping visitors find some where to stay from our large selection of Accommodation, we have listings for Bed and Breakfast, Self-Catering Cottages, Campsites and Hotels.
Your Sky Island HOA Website was developed to provide you information and keep you in contact with your Sky Island Homeowners Association. We will do our best to keep information current and provide you with everything you need to stay in communication with your Board and ACC.
Our Skye Guide has an expanding collection of Activities and Attractions. If you would like a walking guide, boat trip or an arts or craft gallery you will find it here.
Skye is one of the top locations in Scotland to visit. It is famous for its scenery and landscapes that will take your breath away.
The Island of Skye is 50 miles long and the largest of the Inner Hebrides. The capital is Portree. Villages in the north of the Island include Dunvegan, Edinbane, Uig and Staffin. Notable villages in the south of Skye include Broadford, Armadale, Carbost, Elgol and Kyleakin.
Sky Island Bonney Lake
The Island has a rich History covering many topics, such as: Dinosaur Fossils, Clan Warfare, Highland Clearances and the infamous ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Both Clan MacDonald and Clan MacLeod have their Clan Castles on the Island and should be on your list of places to visit.
The Isle of Skye is also a great destination for Wildlife watching with the White Tailed Sea Eagle at the top of bird watchers lists. Otters, seals, whales, dolphins and red deer are just some of the other impressive creatures that can be seen on and around the Isle of Skye.
Skye is a world class destination for walkers and climbers. ‘The Cuillin Range’ and ‘The Trotternish Ridge’ offer challenging climbs and interesting scrambles. The Cuillin Range offers 12 Munros - peaks above 3000ft (914m). There are many great walks on Skye to be enjoyed by the less experienced, check out our Top Ten Skye WalksThere are many great walks on Skye to be enjoyed by the less experienced, check both our Top Ten Skye Walks and Island Walks for detailed route guides.
Sky Island Arc
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